Photo Gallery The Underbelly of Germany's Sex Trade

Just over a decade ago, Germany legalized prostitution in the hopes that it would help sexworkers emerge from the margins of society and enjoy legal protections. It hasn't worked out that way. There are indications that pimps are as powerful as ever and human trafficking remains a scourge.
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